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CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
security. this is amazing, this is the united states of america? and now this has become more civilized in recent years. and so, when i felt recently at berkeley, this was not the fault of the students -- fell recently at berkeley, this was not the fault of the students. . or inviting me today, and i thank all of you wonderful people for coming. and again, i am challenging the young people, go out there and be leaders. be active in the political process. maybe you will enjoy it as much as i have. thank you. thank you. [applause] caller>> there is nobody in amea more deserving of a lifetime achievement award phyllis schlafly. may god bless you and your family for many years ahead. thank you all for coming. save traveling. god bless you all. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2008] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> president obama wrap up a summit yesterday with mexico's president it felipe calderon hinojosa and canada's prime minister stephen harper. they spoke about climate change, trade, and swine flu. yesterday's joint news conference is next o
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 2:00am EDT
, america. community organizing is all fun and games until someone starts organizing the community against the community organized government-run healthcare. then, it's time to start breaking some legs, you know what i'm saying? here is the one thing tonight. while the seiu dons their healthcare t-shirts, the tensions keep getting worse and the president is not saying much helpful. how about throwing us a bone here, mr. president? how about a little, hey, you know what? you guys should knock it off. i mean, if he was a parent -- i mean, aren't we going to for the nanny staith here? shouldn't the parent say something like, hey, you knock it off, and you, too! be nice or no healthcare for either of you. i'm just saying it might help kwell "it's just a g.o.p. astro astroturf mob kind of thing." oh, he is not saying anything because this is just pretend grassroots people saying something about pretend healthcare. they are not credible like those of us at seiu, you know, regular people that are in the neighborhoods. the other side would never think about running ads on craigslist to buy
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
czars an statements that should horrify america and connections to some other people and to the white house and what it means for your healthcare in the future, particularly if you are elderly, handicapped or have a very young child. if you believe this country is great but that government healthcare is taking us in directions we promised ourselves we would never go down again, stand up. come, follow me. hello, america. tonight i ask you to stay with the program. this is not a sound byte program tonight, although it will be taken out of context and it will be used and it will be called fear mongering. what i call this is question with boldness. questions that need answers. we must have answers. i am only following the directions of the president of the united states. he told us how to find out what he really believes and that's exactly what we're going to do. in a couple of minutes, we're going to talk about healthcare, the views of obama's czars and his close advisors and why it's important to look there. it's important to know where they stand, but first, i want to start someplace t
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, breaking news. eunice kennedy shriver, the pioneer behind special olympics and the sister of john f. kennedy has died. we take a look bag at ore life and her legacy. >>> president obama braces for protests at his town hall meeting on health care today. can he calm the explosive war of words? >>> hillary clinton lashes out, after a question strikes a nerve. >> wait. you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? my husband is not the secretary of state. i am. >> is the former president stealing his wife's thunder? >>> and coming to a theater near you, michael jackson, the movie. a front-row seat to his final performance. could it be his biggest show performance. could it be his biggest show yet? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane sawyer is off on this tuesday, august 11th. we're mourning the passing of eunice kennedy shriver. she was 88 years old. >> obviously, a very long life and legacy. she had been dealing with health ailments in these final years. but rea
Univision
Aug 10, 2009 11:30pm EDT
presidente venezolano, hugo chÁvez, soplan vientos de guerra en amÉrica latina. el problema es que otros presidentes y seguidores de chÁvez apoyan su mensaje, aunque no lograron una condena contra colombia. >> vientos de guerra comienzan a soplar, y serÍa una pena que terminemos llorando. >> el presidente de venezuela dejÓ cla su posición frente a la llegada de militares de estados unidos a siete bases de colombia. >> venezuela estÁ en la lista, ahora con este refuerzo yanqui, se van a sentir mÁs apoyados los guerreristas. >> colombia tiene el segundo ejÉrcito mÁs fuerte de la regiÓn, pero no vamos a ser prepoteados. >> las bases siguen siendo colombianas, enteramente bajo jurisdicciÓn colombiana. >> neutral, aunque tendiente a venezuela, la presidenta argentina y su llamado a la conciliaciÓn. >> no podemos declararlea guerra. >> para el 24 de voto, h@h@-ago una cita en buenos aires para discutir el tema. >> precinte, el presidente de ecuador asumiÓ un nuevo mandato de cuatro aÑos junto a 10 presidentes latinoamericanos. lanzÓ nuevas crÍticas contra el gobierno colom
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
wonder what is the last big issue facing america that would bring out hundreds like this? >> senator ben cardin knew what he was walking into. he knew this was a hot-button issue but this is something even he's never seen before. abc2 news sherrie johnson with the health care talk that actually upsets your stomach. >> reporter: the health care debate that has been raging across the country made a stop in our area last night. senator ben cardin hosted a town hall meeting on health care reform at towson university. the center faced boos and jeers to president barack obama's plan. he didn't talk about many specifics and there are more than a thousand pages in the health care bill. cardin says several committees in congress are still working on different versions of health care reform but the senator told the crowd that doing nothing should not be an option. >> how are you going to keep my employer from stopping offering insurance and forcing me on to public options? that to are cheaper for them. [ applause ] >> you run a much greater risk if congress does nothing than if we figure out a way
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
fix it. it mirrors some of the dark rage and rhetoric in america. supporters of president obama -- supporters and critics of president obama's proposed health-care reform have been shouting at each other all across america. democrats have been arranging some of these meetings to sell president obama's healthcare plan, but opponents of that plan have been showing up in force. some driven by personal beliefs. others perhaps by politics and certainly encouraged by talk- show hosts. some of the most controversial moments we have seen came at a town hall meeting today in pennsylvania. the post -- republican turned democratic senator arlen specter. >> if you want to stay in the hall, we are not going to tolerate any demonstrations or going, so it is up to you. >> what it says is as a 74-year- old man, if you develop cancer, we are pretty much going to write you off. >> nobody 74 is going to be written off because they have cancer. that is a vicious, malicious, untrue rumors. you want to be let out of here, you are welcome to go. wait a minute, you want to leave, leave. >> i am going t
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 3:05am EDT
julia child, we've been looking back at her fashion for good taste on "good morning america." >> from the vault, sushi in 1985 and a tasteful way to prepare sweet peas in 1982. >> when i was living in paris and learning cooking, my old freven chef taught me how to make big old store bought peas and they can be delicious. you start out with half a teaspoon of salt, about three cups of peas and then some lettuce leaves. those are shredded lettuce leaves. then two, three tablespoons of minced shall ots or scallions and about two tablespoons of bulleter. and a little bit of sugar. the reason for that is when you got old peas, you need a little sugar to give them that fresh taste because the sugar in old peas turns to stach. you want to make them taste sweet. >> now, this is the big prick of all. tack your hands and press the ingredients into the piece to brood them because that makes the flavor penetrate and then on to the stove and then put in just enough water to cover the peas and then put them over high heat with the cover on them, let them really boil hard. that's going to steam boil
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
reagan of air america and dana lohse affiliated with the st. louis tea party. dana, why so much anger, mistrust and misinformation out there? we wonder, has this whole thing devovled to the point where it is unproductive but potentially dangerous? >> i don't think it can be dangerous. congress is sfonsable for setting the tone. congress hasn't allowed for discourse for one of the most important pieces of legislation in american history that is what people are reacting to. they are tired of calling their legislator and leaving a message with an aide. we are seeing people who are flocking there because they have their elected official's ear and they want to express their conditions about the health care legislation. >> ron, what about the argument, this is not organized, but a grassroots movement and deeply concerned about health care. >> that is fine to get involved and it is good to show up at a town hall meeting and have a conversation. you have to have the conversation and have the discussion. many of these people, not all, many of these people are clearly showing up to shut t
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 1:00am EDT
and organizing for america, they were a little slow to realize this, that their organizers at their core, they're going to try to pack the halls themselves, they're sending out emails and organizing. i think the picture will be interesting to see the next round of town halls, if they find that they cannot pack the room before the other side does. that's the thing to watch. >> there's a lot of organizing going on out there, involved with the people that did swift-boating against john kerry. and a lot of money involved in the health care industry. one man raising $20 million for spending in this industry. clearly there's a lot of grassroots as well. thank you, jim vandehei. the very successful politico. >> and lynn sweet. from the "chicago sun-times." right now, it's time for the ed show, with ed schultz. >> i'm ed schultz. this is "the ed show." good evening, americans, live from 30 rock in new york, it's "the ed show" on msnbc, good to be back after a week's vacation. tonight, it's an uprising, angry old white folks are storming into town halls all across america, spewing lies about
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
hall america. take a look at what happened when senator arlen specter held a town meeting today in lebanon, pennsylvania. >> you want to be let out of here, you're welcome to go. wait a minute. now, wait a minute. now, wait a minute. now, wait a minute. wait a minute. wait a minute. >> i have every right to -- >> wait a minute, wait a minute. he has a right to leave. >> wow. a similar scene played out later this afternoon when senator claire mccaskill held a town meeting in hillsboro, missouri. add in the protester with the gun strapped to his lower leg who showed up at a church near the town hall event that president obama held in portsmouth, new hampshire today. it's legal to carry the gun in that state, but this is what happens when the demagogues turn up the heat and the angry people come out in force. they start to tune in. that protester will be on the show to explain what he was doing with a gun near the president's meeting this afternoon. >>> also, ewe nice kennedy slifer, the sister of john f. kennedy died today. we will talk about the kennedys and the slivers. >>> plus we
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 12:05am EDT
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NBC
Aug 11, 2009 4:30am EDT
look at some other stories making news early today in america. 24 people in california were strandeded when a roller coaster broke down. there were no injuries. it took four and a half hours to rescue everyone. dangling between three to seven stories in the air, amazing. the riders were removed one at a time by crews in cherry-pickers. officials say a broken chain caused the coaster to stop. >>> a 13-vehicle accident in ohio killed two people and sent ten others it a hospital. multiple cars collided at an intersection. two of the vehicles involved did not stop moving and triggered another pile-up five blocks away. investigators believe that medical conditions may have prevented those two drivers from stopping. >>> surveillance cameras at a store in georgia captured a frightening robbery on take. police are looking for the suspect seen wearing a stocking mask and pointing a gun at the two employees. the bandit is still at large. >>> a high-speed police chase in philadelphia took an unexpected turn when the trooper realized that the car was actually racing to a hospital. a pas
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 1:00pm EDT
for the next three years. so i propose some new taxes. and when you propose new taxes in america today, you're going to take a little bit of a battering. but i am not going to sacrifice education. we've done so well. pennsylvania has made more progress than any state in the union in the last six years. i'm not going to sacrifice that to worry about my popularity rating. i said, andrea, can you imagine what abe lincoln's favorable rating would have been the first term if we had those polls? probably 6%, 7%, 8%. those polls don't bother me. i want to do the right thing for long-term pennsylvania. >> how do you think the president is doing in trying to counteract the opposition to the health care reform proposals? he certainly has distanced himself from an op-ed in "usa today" yesterday by speaker pelosi and majority leader steny hoyer, who says that it's un-american to protest. he and his spokespeople are saying he understands that people are peaking out and that it's a healthy they think. where's the balance here? >> well, i think -- i don't know if speaker pelosi and steny hoyer
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
different. take a look. rebel, visionary, iconoclast, one of america's most important artists. for a man whose unpredictability has been his trademark, his latest stylistic experiment may be his boldest yet. are you ready for bob dylan? christmas album? when i say christmas album i think this ♪ have a holly jolly christmas ♪ it's the best time of the year ♪ >> reporter: nonetheless several music sites are predicting that the man born robert zimmerman is releasing a christmas record which will include such holiday chestnuts as "here comes santa claus" and "i'll be home for christmas." we got our hands on an early demo. ♪ frosty the snowman was a jolly, happy soul ♪ ♪ with a corncob pipe and a button nose ♪ ♪ and two eyes made out of coal ♪ >> reporter: i think this could open up new family friendly horizons for would be like yet another side of bob dylan, or bob the tank engine or bob for babies. you watch. i'll make fun of dylan's christmas album, and it will turn out to be the coolest thing ever. how will that feel? >> exactly what i was thinking. >> i just expected it
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
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CNBC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
. bank of america, travelers, chase, american express, ge were all under pressure. shares of cit said it would file for bankruptcy if it couldn't secure reliable debt financing. we had energy shares weaker as well. oil prices tumbled below $70 a barrel. retail stocks held up well after earnings reports due out later this week, target, wal-mart, the gap all posted gains, so did macy's which releases its quarterly report before tomorrow. >> sharon, thanks. you used to cover the energy beat, you still cover the energy beat carefully. energy stocks are in their own pullback. do you have any thoughts on that. >> we are in this range we've been in. we could see a pull back to mid-60s or $62 a barrel or so. there is this concern are we in a recovery and if so, what does that mean for energy demand? we're not seeing that. we're seeing a lot of increases include supply, and that's what we're expecting tomorrow when the energy department reports. >> they report the energy tomorrow. you bull or bear on energy prices? i hate to put anybody on the spot but you know the beat. >> i do know the beat
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 10:00am EDT
national press club in washington and to our cspan audit across america and around the world. my name is a list of cordoba with the clear blue loose this -- clare booth luce organization. we are here to honor phyllis schlafly or staunch defense of traditional buyers and leading the pro-am the movement. luce institute supports women like phyllis schlafly. for more information, please call us at 88-891-4288. you can also visit our web site. zxhlet me welcome michelle eastn to present the award. [applause] >> thank you so much all of you for joining us today here at the national press club in washington, d.c. and welcome to the cspan audience as well. we are so happy today to have this special luncheon in honor of phyllis schlafly. we send a special thanks to roger milliken in south carolina who made this event possible with a gift. he has been supporting the clare booth luce policies for a long time. let me thank you for changing the lives of many young women all over america with your support for our outreach to young women and promotion of america's great women conservative leaders like ph
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
his chicken. america is about consumer choice and he imitated for the justice how the chickens were selected in the name of efficiency and the justices laughed. then when they laughed. >> host: one of the things the nra forbade was actually looking at a chicken and say i want that one. >> guest: and you could not do that in in a time when there was tuberculosis and not to antibiotics picking you're own chicken was important for health reasons. you don't want a sick chicken and this is known as the sick chicken case and the justices sided with the shecter brothers, what about the commerce clause and so on. and there was a lot of discussion around that. and it was an enormous advantage big test if ms. nra had stood in we would have a kind of intervention that we have in agriculture in business so it it should america forever. the never talk back cap and in the english people saw that right away. nra killed and 20 minutes, in america there were show star if they did not know what two say and the result was various. >> host: one of the interesting sidelines is and is just making their w
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2009 9:00pm EDT
you look at what will happen if we do nothing, the average family in america will be paying between 40% and 50% of their income on health care insurance premiums. this is unsustainable, if i can't stand up to some screamers and to rush limbaugh, then i don't deserve to be in the united states senate. >> is there a democratic versus republican fight going on that is about health care policy? if we -- everybody acknowledges the numbers -- most people acknowledge the number of uninsured out of control costs, the difficulties, not only for american families, but for our economy and our international competitiveness in terms of our business. are republicans proposing a different way to meet those challenges? or are they saying don't fix it, it's fine? >> they're the party as nope. and i like to think of myself in the party of hope. it's no, it's no about everything. and you know, i don't think they do buy into the fact that this is a problem for most americans. they say we have the greatest health care in the world. well, the fact is, we pay twice as much and our outcomes aren't as good.
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
minds of america. >> we're talking about raising that threshold. if anyone has a problem with someone making $250,000 adjusted gross income, probably it's going to be $500,000 when we're all done. this is a very, very, very wealthy in our kendry, not the people of the middle class or struggling to be in the middle class or hoped to at one point attain a higher income. >> are you surprised at the demeanor of people at these town hall meetings? we haven't seen tape like this, events like this, in 20, 30, 40 years in this country. i mean, you've got to go back to the vietnam war to see this kind of public passion that's been out there. >> well, you know, i live in a walking town hall in my district. when i see people on the streets let me know what they feel. it's done with respect and mutual respect. i have tremendous respect for my constituency and they have for me. i think that's -- regardless of party. that's what's missing right now in this debate. it's not about having a discourse, it's about shutting down meetings, it's about being disruptive. and that's outside the american tradi
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2009 8:00pm EDT
are people in america who believe in establishing euthanasia, including selective standards. >> lawrence o'donnell on a paranoia too far. and the decreasing benefits of pursuing bipartisanship with people who are going to try to kill what you want to share with them. >>> drop in the bucket, the attorney general's torture prosecution as limited as it can get. not the torturers, not their bosses, not the politicians, not their enablers, just anybody who went beyond what they were told was legal even if it sure wasn't legal. >>> sanford and sunny vacations, the governor wanted employees to use both sides of a post-it before throwing it away. have the states paid his trip out of town? his nonhiking the appalachian trail trips. >>> and rage without reason, do not condemn most of these people, they know not what they do. these people, they know. the incitement to violence to the manipulators of the far right and the one document from which they preach and try to terrify. tonight, a special comment. all that and more now on countdown. >>> good evening from new york. here's the pres
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. has a national debate about health care really come to this? >> this is not good for america. it's not good for this debate. it's a distraction. >> reporter: georgia congressman david scott says his staff found the swastika painted on the sign tuesday morning. he says his office has received offensive faxes. police are now looking into it. >> you want a meeting with me on health care? i'll give it to you. >> reporter: scott says he believes it's a result of the heated health care debate. a meeting that he had with a local doctor has been featured on local television and cnn. he also thinki s that some of t protests at town hall meetings have been far from spontaneous. >> i think they've been organized. they have a right to do it. this is america. this is rough and tumble. that's what we're here for. so, there's no problem with this. but this is something else. >> reporter: another congressman, brian baird, in washington state has canceled public meetings after he said he received death threats. scott says he believes the president needs to be the one to step up and keep this heated
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 1:00am EDT
reagan of air america and dana lohse, a radio show host and affiliate with the st. louis t.e.a. party coalition. dana, why so much anger, mistrust and misinformation out there? has this thing devolved to the point where it's not only unproductive but could be potentially dangerous? >> i don't think it could be dangerous. congress is responsible for sitting tsit i setting the tone. congress hasn't allowed for one of the important pieces of legislation of american history. people are reacting to that. they're tired of calling their legislator and leaving a message with an aide. tired of going to a website and filling out a form e-mail. we're seeing at the town halls, people are flocking there because they have their elected official's ear and want to express their concerns about the health care legislation. >> ron, what about this arguments, then? these people are not organized. it's a grassroots movement. these are americans who want to get involved in the process and deeply concerned about health care because it affects each and every one of us so much? >> it's fine to get involved an
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 1:00pm EDT
families in new hampshire and across america. six months ago, we were in the middle of the worst recession of our lifetimes. i want you to remember what things were like in january and february. we were losing about 700,000 jobs per month. economists of all stripes feared a second coming of the great depression. that was only six months ago. that is why we acted as fast as we could to pass a recovery act that would stop the freefall. i want to make sure everybody understands what we did. 1/3 of the money and recovery act but to tax cuts that have already started showing up in the paychecks of about 500,000 working families in new hampshire. [applause] 500,000 families in new hampshire. we also cut taxes for small businesses on the investments they make and over 300 new venture small businesses have qualified for new loans backed by the recovery act. now, that was 1/3 of the recover at. another 1/3 of the money and recovery act is for emergency relief for folks who have borne the brunt of this recession. we have extended unemployment benefits for 20,000 new hampshire residents. [a
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 1:00pm EDT
our make-or-break month for health care reform in america. what happens next, actually in the next three weeks, could decide if one of the president's two biggest domestic priorities goes forward or gets thrown under the bus as we speak. we're going to talk to our ali velshi coming up in a little bit as he's traveling across the country. actually talking to folks like you are seeing here in new hampshire as the president is meeting and greeting and getting ready once again to push for his health care reform. let's listen in. >> thank you! thank you! thank you so much. thank you! everybody have a seat. thank you. oh, thank you so -- i love you back. thank you. it is great -- it is great to be back in portsmouth. it is great to be back -- it's great to be back in new hampshire. i have to say, though, that most of my memories of this state are cold. so, it's good to be here in august. there are a couple of people that i want to acknowledge who are here today, some special guests. first of all, i want to thank principal jeffrey collins and the portsmouth students and faculty and staff.
FOX News
Aug 10, 2009 9:00pm EDT
try and ram this down america's throats, what is the political outcome of this? >> first of all, i think they will. i don't think they'll get republican support, at least i hope they don't, and i think they will try to get it with 50 votes, the so-called nuclear option. but i think they can be defeated. max balance cuss and jon tester come from a red state, conrad, a democrat from a red state, north dakota, johnson, a red state south dakota, pryor, landrieu and lincoln, a red state, arkansas. if you get all of these red state democrats to start seeing red because there are ads in their state and senior citizens are going crazy -- let me say this about the democratic party. they will pass this no matter what the polls say. but if they feel that the elderly, their core constituency, is turning on them, that they're almost repealing f.d.r.'s collision and that they are becoming an anti-obama group, they will not mess with that. sean: a lot of these democrats are scared to death and they're can selling town hall meetings and opting for telephone town hall meetings, because they don't w
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 4:00am EDT
good night, america! [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: on "special report" the speaker of house calling a shouting dissent on americans. seniors have plenty of de dissent over the aarp over its endorsement of the current reform plan and the president spends the day in mexico not far from the region ruled in part by a brutal drug cartel and asthma reasons fight the taliban in afghanistan, the u.s. commander says the taliban is winning. all that, plus the fox news all-stars, right here, right now. from washington, i'm bret baier. the top two democrats in the house of representatives today poured fuel on the fire over the hot tempered reaction to healthcare reform in many members' town hall sessions this month. carl cameron calls on the democrats' efforts to neutralize the critics. >> as democrats continued their orchestrated nationwide blitz of pro-healthcare town hall reform meetings, some tried to put down opponents in advance. >> raise your hand if you are so mad about the idea of federal h
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
into the street. >> but is this demonstration unamerican? >> no. this is america. i am being patriotic and standing up for our rights. >> that's what america is all about. >> recently some top democrat leaders like nancy pelosi has been quoted as calling the protests unamerican. maryland congressman elijah cummings agrees. >> drowning out people that really want to hear discussion. and people that want to talk about their issues, their problems. and that is unamerican. >> but no one here, not even those that support obama's plan, seem to like that. >> absolutely not. i think protesting is very american. >> no, it is very american. this is what being an american is about. >> many who came today were angry they could not get inside the townhall meeting. they question why it wasn't held in a larger venue. and many said they feel the only way they can be heard is through protests. melinda roeder, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> well, tell your lawmaker what you think about health care reform. we are making it easy for you. their phone numbers and e-mail addresses on our website. foxbalt
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
settlement between the bank of america and the s.e.c. over bonuses is on hold. a federal judge says he needs more information before approveing the deal. bank of america agreed to pay the fine on charges it misled the ability to pay bonuses when it bought -- the products' brands and -- well the popular cash for clunkers program may drive up prices for used cars. the rebate program is ending about $750,000 gas guzzlers to the scrap happy instead of car lots where many of them may have gone. that could inflate prices as much as 10% on used cars. gas prices pushed higher for the third week in a row. prices climbed to an average of $2.65 a gallon. michael jackson's final rehearsals are coming to the big screen. a judge approved the right to sell hours of footage taped before his london tour. >> coming up on "good morning america" an exclusive look at the top five places to buy a house right now and not he is thely where houses are the cheapest. that's on "g.m.a." and that's your "moneyscope" report. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> on this tuesday morning 74 degrees. >> coming up on good moing, washington
WHUT
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
nature of our economy? why do we consume so much? is america still a global leader? when you peruse the book shelves and read the op ed pages you see titles like a failure of capitalism. big government ahead. america the tarnished. now comes kurt andersen who examines how we got here and where we go in a new book, reset, how the cries kiss restore our values and renew america. it grew out of a essay he wrote in "time" magazine called the end of excess. i'm pleased to have our friend kurt andersen back at this table. >> you just saw me do a program on iraq an afghanistan. so what are your thoughts about america's efforts there and the risks that we have that afghanistan becomes a long slog as iraq became. >> it may welcome that. and that was a great show, to talk about. because i don't think as your guest said that people, americans generally understand what a -- what a large engagement afghanistan may become. i do think the fact that this obama administration, a guy who after all got elected as the anti-war candidate of the two leading democratic candidates has proven himself to be
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 3:00pm EDT
for nearly ten years. by the way, women are raped and murdered in parts of central america as well. they, and others, are bought and sold and cnn's michael ware, is going to document it for us. he takes you to places most dare not go. this is a powerful report and i would like you to see. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> it's always one of my favorite kind of newscasts. it tests an anchor's ability when everything seems to go down, sound, pictures, technical problems. guess what else is going down. the twitter board. we've been watching the same thing for the past half hour. it seems like twitter is down, interestingly enough. we will muster through regardless, thanks to you. i want you to take a look now at lebanon, pennsylvania. this is something else we have put together for you. before i show you this loud conversation on health care outside arlen specter's town hall meeting that we showed you a bit of earlier, there are a couple of things i want you to look for. you will hear a man in blue who describes himself as a veteran and you will hear a woman that tells that man t
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> no, this is american. >> i'm standing up for my rights. >> what is what america is all about. >> reporter: they want to stress how important this decision is for america after o. they say the healthcare decisions we make right now will affect generations yet to be born. when it comes to this passion, we could see it continue tomorrow night when the next meeting is with the senator at hagerstown. i'm joel d smith, fox 45 mornig news. >>> across the country the same continues. our team coverage continues with megan gilliland who joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. lawmakers are saying this is one the biggest pieces of legislation we will see in our lifetime, reform that will touch everybody in some shape or form. because of that we're seeing the widespread concern, not just here in maryland but at every town hall meeting across the country. in iowa, a heated discussion ignited over the wait a second at a town hall meeting. the crowd was so big it was spilling into the hallway. people backing the proposal asked those against it to b
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
need to go somewhere else. this is america. host: this is video from last night at the town hall meeting at cardin. this is from the chicago paper this morning. the senate majority whip dick durbin says that obama is ready to deal on health care. he would like to get something passed for healthcare reform and then start to negotiate and a house senate conference committee. dick durbin told five small- business owners this of health care meeting in chicago on monday. michigan, on the independent line, you are on the air. what do you think? caller: you know the thing that is confusing right now is republicans acting up and shameful. we do not know what the president's plan is. we do not even know what the canadian plan is. i am not interested in the canadian plan. i served in the military. we are an american. we do not need to copycat plans. this is america. these crybabies out there, a bunch of half-wit's do not know what they're talking about. i'm waiting on the president's town hall meeting today so that i can understand better what the real program is about, you know? it is jus
CNBC
Aug 11, 2009 2:00pm EDT
>>> you know what the best selling book in america is? mastering the art of french cooking. julia childs because of the release of julie and julia with merrill streep and amy adams. a terrific movie. now everyone is paying attention to this classic cook pook. 752 pages that came out in 1961. >> both of you ordered copies. i will google it in and come up with recipes and help online. >> i love cookbooks. >> you especially are a foodie. you must see this movie. a lot of fun. >> i will bring a steak with me in case i get hungry. >> the t-shirt is $250. that makes $4700 suits. a sign of the times, $250 t-shirts. >> why not. read julia's books in your $250 t-shirt. that's it for us on "power lunch". thanks for joining us. see you tomorrow. >> president obama a new hampshire town hall they are not out of the woods yet, but he is seeing signs of progress. the u.s. economy has bottomed and the current quarter will see growth. the fed is beginning a wo-day policy set to release the latest on the economy and interest rates about 24 hours from now. that's c nbc news now. i'm jan epperson. >>
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
and then, you just speak without fear. from new york, good night, america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" politics without the filter, the president holds a town healthcare event, and pakistan's nuclear program is targeted by extremists. we'll find out what american officials are saying about that. we now know what the government warning about right wing extremists was based on. you may be surprised, and you won't be getting taken for a ride by lawmakers seeking first chas transportation at your imens, at least not this time all that plus the all-stars right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. in engaging with the public over healthcare has been a contact sport for members of congress so far this month. today, president obama stepped up to the microphone in new hampshire. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> they have lined the streets for president obama. >> no government health healthcare! >> both supporters and
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
junior high school level. that is what we need in america today. [applause] >> i will try. number 12. >> yes, good morning. i have a simple yes or no question. will you ever vote for a bill that gives in on u.s. citizens access to a taxpayer paid free health? >>? -- free health service? >> i will not support a bill that gives health coverage to illegal immigrants. [applause] >> #13. who has 13? >> good morning. president obama and you have constantly stated that we will be allowed to keep our current plans, but how can we keep them if they do not exist? hr-3200, why does this bill and pose a payroll tax on employers who will not use the public option? [applause] how many americans work for these employers with payrolls that exceed $251,000, and what will happen to them when the employers drop their current coverage because they cannot afford a 2% to 8% payroll penalty tax? [applause] >> the tax is going to be directed only to the companies which do not have health coverage. it is not going to added tax to companies which have health care. so that, as represented, if you like your cur
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
is very american. >> that's what america is all about. >> even those that we talked to that support obama's plan said they did not think that protesting was unamerican. >> that brings us to the question of the day. do you think some of the health care protests are unamerican? so far 20 percent of you say yes. and 80 percent say no. mike from columbia writes. it is not so much the protests as the violence. the misinformation and threatening to kill politicians, if they don't vote a certain way. but nat from reisterstown writes, on the contrary it is very american to protest. that's one of the reasons we live in america and have a constitution. to read more responses go to foxbaltimore.com and click on our question of the day. >> and you can make your voice heard. tell your elected officials what think think of the health care reform. get their phone numbers and e-mail addresses by log onto foxbaltimore.com/your voice. >> today's steamy summer weather brought us some strong storms tonight. and left behind serious damage. this is the scene in north baltimore where a tree ended up on to
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 5:00am EDT
profits. the sharp rally in stocks was sparked in march as bank of america and citi has a couple of good months. now in the second quarter, it's asia that has fueled their finances. for bank of america....asia was the powerhouse in the second quarter, bringing in almost $3- point-6 billion in profits. b of a lost $205 million in its home market. over at citigroup, asia was responsible for more than a third of its second quarter net income. as the u-s banking business continues to be bitten by fear, sinking real estate values and a penny pinching consumer, that business is looking for asia to make up the slack. one more item a long time federal employee is now eligible for social security. smokey the bear is 65 years old....and still putting out forest fires.
PBS
Aug 11, 2009 5:30pm EDT
killing civilians during world war ii. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and elsewhere around the world beyond mr. obama hits back in the battle over american healthcare -- and elsewhere around the world. mr. obama hits back in the battle over american healthcare. >> ♪ >> the world's first tweet opera. hello to you. well, it is no doubt the outcome of the ruling generals of burma intended. the iconic leader is off the stage for next year's election. aung san suu kyi has been sentenced for another 18 months for allowing an american man into her home even though he came uninvited. tougher sanctions are likely. the u.n. security council is meeting, but little is likely to be persuade. we have this report. >> she faced the core inside a high-security rangoon prison. burdett is a frightened country -- she faced the courts. no one dared to raise a frightened protest -- burma is a friend country. three years jail with hard labour. she is 64 and has spent most of the last 20 years in detention. within minutes, the burmese government intervenes, and the sentence was
WHUT
Aug 11, 2009 8:30am EDT
hypocrisy. you can do anything in america and get away with it as long as you're not a hypocrite about it. when you lie like this. you lie about it, it is hilarious. my soul mate! no! you don't call your girlfriend your soul mate. i'm getting back with my wife although she is my soul mate! no! idiot! tavis: i have read more stories over the years where people have tried to literally analyzed your monologue months and years trying to figure out jay leno's politics. >> yeah. tavis: what do you make of that? >> well, that is not my job. i felt good when the media people said we were about 50/50. the funny thing was well, mr. leno, you and your republican friends. then i had president obama. you and your liberal democratic friends. that means you're doing your job. i'm a comomian. if you read into the jokes, it is more a humanist point of view. you sort of side on the human spirit side. not necessarily republican or democrat. so, no, i'm not a big fan of -- i don't think anybody turns on a comedy show to hear my particular point of view. i can do a joke about president obama and president bus
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00am EDT
least you can still hear them. they came with bullhorns, plaquards and opinions. >> they let america have it in front of the senator. sherrie johnson has the talk of the town hall meeting at towson university. >> reporter: they made a stop in our area last night. senator ben cardin hosted a town hall meeting at towson university. the senator faced loud vocal opposition to president barack obama's plan. he didn't talk about specifics. he says several committees in congress are still working and tweeking different versions of health care reform but the senator told the crowd doing nothing should not be an option. >> how are you going to keep my employer from stopping offering insurance and forcing me on to public options that are cheaper? [ applause ] >> you run a much greater risk if congress does nothing than if we figure out a way to bring down costs. >> we want to know how you feel about president obama's health care reform bill. log on to abc2news.com and click on "protesters rally against health care reform." that's in the slide show. senator cardin will be at another town hall m
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 5:30pm EDT
america. >>reporter: passion. turn to protest. >> people here that represent radical group. this is so wrong. people who represent a group over here that are supporters of every democratic initiative. i think the majority of americans do support this. >>reporter: the doe bait has turned the most unlikely of voters into protestors. >> president obama has made health care his top priority. >>reporter: inside senator ben card was heckled and engineered. during an hour and a half town meeting devoted to health care reform. >> i want to make sure everybody understands where we are today. that's why we need reform. >> how can you democrat support such a costly irresponsible national health care insurance. >>reporter: the doctor first to ask a question at monday meeting says the meeting may have served a valuable purpose. >> i think it may have served as a release valve because a lot of people who went there very upset. i thought that he answered a lot of their questions directly. i think it shows a certain courage on his part. >>reporter: jeff reporting. because passion are running so high m
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